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Learn more about UNICEF’s work under the topic "Vaccines".

To recognize the tireless work done by health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re spotlighting health workers around the world and why receiving COVID-19 vaccines is important to them.

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UNICEF-trained community health workers won't stop until they've vaccinated every woman of reproductive age against tetanus, even in the hardest-to-reach parts of the world.

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2020 has been a challenging year for almost everyone. However, in spite of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, UNICEF continued to make strides in protecting every child’s right to a childhood.

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For Pakistan’s national polio vaccination campaign, more than 260,000 trained frontline workers went door to door equipped with personal protective gear to vaccinate children under 5 years of age.

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Health workers are stopping at nothing to ensure immunizations for every child.

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Every day, Saba - a health worker in Yemen - braves rough terrain to meet with families and ensure children continue to have access to vital medical services.

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How to safely get routine vaccinations for your child during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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UNICEF has always stood by children through crisis and disease.

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Immunization is the key to ending vaccine-preventable child deaths and giving children a chance - and the right - to grow up healthy and reach their full potential. However, around the world, many children live in geographically remote areas, meaning that alternate solutions must be devised.

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Vaccines can prevent disease outbreaks now and in the future. No child is too far for health workers to go, to ensure that every child in their community has the right to good health.

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